When I was first learning about photography, I found inspiration and a wealth of knowledge in the writings of other photographers. In the same spirit, all of these tutorials are free to read, copy and share. Please Contact Me if you think something is unclear.
Daily Photo Tip
Most digital sensors are designed to capture a maximal bit depth at a 'daylight' white balance. Capturing photographs at around 5000-6000K will make full use of the sensor's capabilities; shifting the white balance dramatically will slightly impair the bit depth of the resulting photograph. (First published Feb 21, 2011)
These articles are from a booklet I made to support a beginning photography workshop. They focus on staying creative as you learn photography – if you're an aspiring art photographer, read these!
The Top Ten Lists explore creativity in photography. Topics are explained with the fine art photographer in mind, but any photographer interested in aesthetics will find the lists worth reading.
Many situations place demands on photographers – nasty weather, poor-quality equipment, timelines, stress, and many more. These tutorials focus on creating vibrant art in non-ideal situations.